Server disappeared from WSUS console

youki 846 Reputation points

I have the issue that servers have disappeared and the only solution i've found is a script on the following site:

This script is similar to the script that i use for fixing the "updates with no status" issue. The only difference is that it registers several DLLs at the end.

The script that i use only fixes the issue for a few weeks then the message "updates with no status" reappears.
Omg, what's the problem here, really cloning?!


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Windows Server
A family of Microsoft server operating systems that support enterprise-level management, data storage, applications, and communications.
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  1. Adam J. Marshall 5,666 Reputation points Microsoft MVP

    What you should do is modify your master image so that your cloned machines in the future don't have this issue. Before sysprepping, run:

    Remove-ItemProperty -Name AccountDomainSid, PingID, SusClientId, SusClientIDValidation -Path HKLM:\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\ -ErrorAction SilentlyContinue

    To fix your current issue, delete all affected computers from the WSUS MMC Console and then run the client side script ONCE on every affected computer.

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  2. youki 846 Reputation points

    Hi AJTek,
    it's exactly the same script that i use to fix the "updates with no status" issue (I guess i have it from your site, can't remember). It reappears periodically, so it must be something else (?!) but i can't find anything about it (I'm running it by script via GPO from time to time).


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